The Relational Poverty Network (RPN) is an international network collaborating to enliven and expand poverty research. The RPN brings together scholars, students, activists and policy-makers from diverse theoretical and methodological traditions, disciplines and countries for new conversations.
Relational poverty focuses on systemic inequalities, cross-difference alliances and divisions (such as class, race, gender), political-economic relations, and cultural/discursive representations of poverty.
RPN members are committed to building:
By posing new questions about social alliances in the face of vulnerability, the RPN opens a space for new understandings and new actions in poverty research and policy. Find us at: http://depts.washington.edu/relpov.